Thankful Quotes


Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.-Melody Beattie




If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.-Meister Eckhart



No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.-Alfred North Whitehead



Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.-Marcus Tullius Cicero



Whatever life throws at me I’ll take it and be grateful for it as well.-Tom Felton



Joy is the simplest form of gratitude. – Karl Barth



When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.-Willie Nelson



I’d like to say to all my fans out there, thanks for the support. And to all my doubters, thank you very much because you guys have also pushed me.-Usain Bolt



At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.-Albert Schweitzer



It’s been quite a roller coaster ride, but I’ve grown and learned a lot about myself. The greatest thing is being able to interact with fans and touch people’s lives… for that I give thanks.-Christina Aguilera




Thank you for life, and all the little ups and downs that make it worth living.-Travis Barker



‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.-Alice Walker



Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.-Alphonse Karr




I have nothing to ask for, thanks to God. Everything I have, God has given me.-Mariano Rivera




Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.-Melody Beattie



The trick is to be grateful when your mood is high and graceful when it is low. – Richard Carlson



Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.-Henry Ward Beecher



From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.-Algernon Charles Swinburne



I give all the glory to God. It’s kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me.-Gabby Douglas



No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.-James Allen



Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.-Sarah Ban Breathnach



Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved.-Vivien Leigh



I was given such a great gift. It’s a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I’ll be. I just want to be a better man.-Jake Owen



Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.-Samuel Butler



Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.-Henri Frederic Amiel



When you are grateful – when you can see what you have – you unlock blessings to flow in your life. – Suze Orman



I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.-Gilbert K. Chesterton



Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.-John Milton



Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.-Alan Cohen



Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.-Jim Lovell



Does not the gratitude of the dog put to shame any man who is ungrateful to his benefactors?-Saint Basil



Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.-Aesop



Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.-Albert Schweitzer



Well, there’s not a day goes by when I don’t get up and say thank you to somebody.-Rod Stewart


Thankfully, dreams can change. If we’d all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses.-Stephen Colbert



When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.-Tecumseh



I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes. – Eckhart Tolle



I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.-Tim Tebow



Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books – especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.-John Wooden



The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.-Eric Hoffer



God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.-Izaak Walton




There’s no happier person than a truly thankful, content person.-Joyce Meyer



Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.-Jacques Maritain




I believe that if you don’t derive a deep sense of purpose from what you do, if you don’t come radiantly alive several times a day, if you don’t feel deeply grateful at the tremendous good fortune that has been bestowed on you, then you are wasting your life. And life is too short to waste.-Srikumar Rao



I’m thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.-Ron Perlman



When you solve a problem, you ought to thank God and go on to the next one.-Dean Rusk



Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.-Ralph Marston



None of us got to where we are alone. Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding the importance of saying thank you.-Harvey Mackay



I know that when I pray, something wonderful happens. Not just to the person or persons for whom I’m praying, but also something wonderful happens to me. I’m grateful that I’m heard.-Maya Angelou



When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others. – Dalai Lama



Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.-Zig Ziglar


Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.-William Arthur Ward



I’m grateful for the opportunities God gave me to minister to people in high places; people in power have spiritual and personal needs like everyone else, and often they have no one to talk to.-Billy Graham



I am what I am, I’m doing very well in my life, and I’m thankful to God for that.-LL Cool J


Of all the characteristics needed for both a happy and morally decent life, none surpasses gratitude. Grateful people are happier, and grateful people are more morally decent.-Dennis Prager



I write about the power of trying, because I want to be okay with failing. I write about generosity because I battle selfishness. I write about joy because I know sorrow. I write about faith because I almost lost mine, and I know what it is to be broken and in need of redemption. I write about gratitude because I am thankful – for all of it.-Kristin Armstrong



It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.-Aristotle


I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.-Maya Angelou


Never take anything for granted.-Benjamin Disraeli


Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue. – William Bennett

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